Mazgirt

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Mazgirt
Mazgirt is located in Turkey
Mazgirt
Mazgirt
Coordinates: 39°01′18″N 39°36′30″E / 39.02167°N 39.60833°E / 39.02167; 39.60833Coordinates: 39°01′18″N 39°36′30″E / 39.02167°N 39.60833°E / 39.02167; 39.60833
Country Turkey
Province Tunceli
Government
 • Mayor Tekin Türkel (ÖDP)
 • Kaymakam Haluk Çakmak
Area[1]
 • District 673.51 km2 (260.04 sq mi)
Elevation 1,447 m (4,747 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Urban 2,107
 • District 8,622
 • District density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Post code 628xx
Climate Dsa
Website www.mazgirt.bel.tr

Mazgirt, Kurdish: Mêzgir an Mazgêrd‎) is a small city and its surrounding district in Tunceli Province of Turkey. The city has a population of 1,712, most of which are Alevi. The mayor is Tekin Türkel (ÖDP). The town has a number of interesting buildings, such as an abandoned castle,[3] an old Mosque, and an Armenian Church which is soon to be renovated.[4][5][6]

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